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Infection in root canal could cause...



Could a infected tooth that existed cause pulminary trouble if it existed for 2 years?


The short answer is no. The theory that infected teeth can cause other problems in your body is an old one that has been discredited. Any infection in your tooth is localized to the area of your tooth.

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Melissa McCartney Drum, DDS, MS Melissa McCartney Drum, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Endodontics
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University